Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy
The Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy is a nationally recognized model providing strategic coordination for the energy industry's skilled workforce in the Pacific Northwest.
The center is led by a broad based partnership consortium comprised of industry and labor leaders that guide the center to:
- Develop and mature industry and labor partnerships to better understand the ever changing workforce issues facing electric utilities and independent power producers.
- Translate energy industry research into "Best Practices" training and education to ensure programs meet industry's workforce needs.
- Provide clear education and career pathways for students and job seekers for entry into high skills high wage energy jobs.
- Create a competitive workforce pipeline to meet increasing energy demands and support the economic future of the Pacific Northwest.